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Manchester Parks and Recreation May Newsletter

Published: 05/02/2017

The Manchester Parks and Recreation Department presents the May Newsletter! Please enjoy!

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Lifeguards Wanted

Published: 03/02/2017

The City of Manchester is now seeking applications for Lifeguard I and Lifeguard Supervisors for the city pools, beach and splash park. Applications can be found online or at the Human Resources office in City Hall. Lifeguard rate of pay is $13.84 and valid certifications required. Supervisor applicants should have worked previously for the City of Manchester for two years, rate of pay is $15.85 and valid certifications required. All applicants are required to pass a written test and a swim test as a condition of hire. For more information, contact Janet Horvath at (603) 792-5347.

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Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine

Published: 10/04/2016

The state of New Hampshire recently confirmed that the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect from Asia that has killed millions of ash trees nationwide, has been found in Manchester, joining a growing list of New Hampshire towns.  In an effort to slow the spread of this insect, the state has issued a quarantine on the movement of all ash materials, as well as all hardwood firewood and wood chips, coming out of and through Hillsborough, Rockingham, Belknap, and Merrimack counties.  The Merrimack county quarantine has been in effect since 2013. 


Please visit for specific quarantine details.  This website also contains information concerning many aspects of EAB, including how to identify it and what options you have to protect your ash trees..

To report evidence of EAB, please call either:

  • NH Division of Forests & Lands – (603) 271-2214
  • Pierra Siegart, State Entomologist – (603) 271-2561
  • Manchester Division of Parks, Recreation, & Cemeteries – (603) 624-6444 x5350
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